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October 16, 2019, 3:06 pm

Battle Creek Lakeview disqualified from boys soccer postseason for playing too many games

The MHSAA announced Wednesday afternoon that Battle Creek Lakeview’s boys soccer team had been disqualified from further competition in the Division 1 state tournament, having exceeded the number of regular-season games allowed by rule. By rule, no team may play more than 18 regular-season contests. Lakeview is credited with a 13-5-2 record, without counting forfeit ...

Soccer

October 9, 2019, 4:47 pm

Boys soccer district pairings for 2019 MHSAA postseason

DIVISION 1 District 1  (Geographic hosts) District First Round Wednesday, Oct. 9 G1: Saginaw Heritage 1, Midland 0 Thursday, Oct. 10 G2: Traverse City Central 10, Saginaw Arts & Sciences 0 District Semifinals Tuesday, Oct. 15 G4: Midland Dow at Traverse City Central, 6 p.m. G5: Traverse City West at Saginaw Heritage, 6 p.m. District ...

Football

September 4, 2019, 2:26 pm

PSL’s Douglass Academy pulls plug on season, due to lack of numbers

Due to declining enrollment and participation, Detroit Frederick Douglass Academy will not have a football team this season, after forfeiting to Detroit Community in Week 1. The school’s head football coach and athletic director, Shaheed Saleem, confirmed that news to STATE CHAMPS! in an email. Douglass’ scheduled Week 2 opponent, Zeeland East (1-0), will now ...

Football

August 1, 2019, 2:18 pm

Catholic League temporarily switches venue for football championships

ORCHARD LAKE — While the Catholic High School League’s annual fall football media day doesn’t usually rule anyone out definitively, this year’s event emphatically delineated who won’t be going to Ford Field for the CHSL championships. And that’s everybody. Given a scheduling conflict with the venue — which is hosting the third of three days’ ...

July 2, 2019, 1:36 pm

Eleven Michigan players earn all-North Region honors from National Fastpitch Coaches Association

Eleven Michigan players were honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association with all-region honors, announced Tuesday, five of them earning first-team All-North Region. Division 1 runner-up Howell led all Michigan teams with four honorees, three of them on the first team, while D1 semifinalist Clarkston had three second-teamers. Richland Gull Lake, Portage Central, Walled Lake ...

Golf

July 1, 2019, 1:50 pm

The MIGCA’s 2019 boys golf all-state teams, led by Mr. Golf, Grosse Pointe South’s Coalter Smith

2019 Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association All-State Boys Golf Teams 2019 MR. GOLF: Coalter Smith, Sr., Grosse Pointe South SUPER TEAM Jack Brockie, Jr., Hanover-Horton Charlie DeLong, Sr., DeWitt Erik Fahlen, Sr., NorthPointe Christian Austin Fauser, Sr., Clinton Mitch Lowney, Sr., Clarkston Everest Collegiate Coalter Smith, Sr., Grosse Pointe South Brad Smithson, Sr., Grand Rapids Forest ...

Track and Field

June 27, 2019, 2:01 pm

The Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association’s 2019 Dream Teams, with Mr. and Ms. Michigan Track and Field

The Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association’s Dream Teams for 2019 GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD DREAM TEAM 2019 LONG JUMP — Kennedy Jackson, Jr., Walled Lake Western — (18-feet-10.5) DISCUS — Belle Okoroafo, Soph., East Kentwood — (140-feet-10) SHOT PUT — Sarah Marvin, Soph., Byron — (44-feet-11.5) HIGH JUMP — Elizabeth Knoll, Jr., Muskegon Mona Shores — (5-feet-6) POLE VAULT — ...